Am I an alcoholic? Am I addicted to drugs? Chances are, if someone is asking these questions, they are concerned about their drug usage. Completing a self-assessment for drug or alcohol use can be the first step toward receiving quality care — and embracing life after addiction.
These screening tools can help anyone evaluate their drinking habits or drug use to determine if they need professional treatment. Substance use disorders can impact every aspect of a person’s health, making effective treatment a life-saving endeavor. Using effective screening tools can help those struggling with addiction realize the problem and prepare to receive treatment.
There are several different types of tests to help pinpoint dangerous alcohol habits. Seeking advice from a medical professional is always the best course of action, but some self-assessment options can offer insight as well. These include:
To learn the difference between alcohol abuse and alcoholism, key signs and symptoms to look out for, and to access a simple CAGE assessment, download our printable brochure below.
Just as with alcohol, there are resources available to help anyone evaluate their drug use habits. Since continued drug abuse can have life-threatening effects like addiction and overdose, it is best to consult with a doctor or pharmacist about concerns with drug usage. As a first measure, a quick self-assessment (like the one found in the brochure below) can help encourage someone to seek treatment for a drug use problem.
What’s the difference between prescription and illicit drugs? How do I know if someone is addicted to drugs? Find the answers to these questions, and take a five-question assessment with our printable brochure.
Advanced Recovery Systems can help anyone who answers “yes” to these addiction self-assessment questions. With a nationwide network of rehabilitation centers, full continuum of care programs and leading addiction specialists and medical staff, Advanced Recovery Systems is poised to help clients overcome drug or alcohol addiction for good.